UN Affairs

Asia’s significant contribution to UN should increase – Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised Asia for its contribution to the United Nations while emphasizing the potentially greater international role that could be played by the world’s largest and most populous continent.

New UN office utilizing space information to mitigate disasters opens in Bonn

A new United Nations Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) office tasked with utilizing space technologies to respond to all stages of disasters globally has opened in Bonn, Germany.

Brazilian students win top prize in UN film competition

Nine Brazilian students have been recognized by the United Nations for a short film they produced on violence in their country and beyond.